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't that what religion is supposed to be about? people have taken religion and twisted it into something hateful, something that people use t as an argument against giving to the poor. but i don't think what he said is that big of a deal. the catholic church believes that homosexuality is a mental illness, having that mental illness itself is not sinful, but acting on those urges is sinful. he is saying that essentially in this quote. i'm not impressed by it. he still wants people not to live their lives the way they're naturally supposed to live their lives. >> i hear you on that, and to reel it back, how about women being ordained, come on, dude, let's not get carried away. like the last pope clarified that, and that's obviously not going to happen. the next thing you want is that blacks are going to become ministers, oh my god, they already are? >> this is not national by worldwide scale by the pope, thithecatholic church where thed events and outs where they welcomed the gay members. this was six or seven years ago when i first saw this. it's not always where everybody--they act like they're
a scholar of religions with four degrees, including one in the new testament and fluency in biblical greek who has been studying the origins of christianity for two decades who also just happens to be a muslim. >> it still begs the question, why would you be interested in the founder of christianity? >> because it's my job as an academic. i am a professor of religion including the new testament. that's what i do for a living, actually. i am a historian. i am a ph.d. in the history of religions. this isn't a muslim opinion. i'm not sure what my faith happens to do with my 20 years of academic study of the new testament. i do think it's, perhaps, a little bit strange that rather than debating the arguments of the book, we are debating the right of the scholar to actually write it. my job as a scholar of religions with a ph.d. in the subject is to write about religions. >> you're putting yourself as a scholar, and i've interviewed scholars who have written books on the resurrection, on the real jesus, and who are looking at the same information that you're saying and saying your information i
expressed in the media by a researcher on religions and society. he says we shouldn't make the mistake of reducing the violence that pop into the religious characteristics. the timing is poshts. there's a sense in the muslim community of islama phobia. a couple of examples of that, our own website here on the french edition who says the violence is a result of the reaction to rising islama phobia. this is an article on the website. just three days before the violence, there was a whom -- woman who was threatened with a knife by two drunk be men because she was wearing a full vail. those two men were subsequently sense? -- sentenced to two months in prison. in the northwest of paris there were two attacks on full veiled women in may and early june. one of those women miscarried her child as a result of that attack and it was over a month be later that the interior minister met with these women and representatives of their community and they say it was too little too late and that other incidents of racism programs get greater attention. just to finish another aspect in the media that's
. the national religion is islam, however, the people enjoy religious freedom. kuala lumpur, malaysia. a vibrant modern city in known internationally for the iconic petronas towers. >> in the shadow of downtown kuala lumpur is pudu a small poor marginalized community where a family and reproductive health services clinic struggles to meet the unmet needs of women. >> four boy, one girl. >> 44 year old tangchoi ying comes to this clinic for all her health needs. it's where she gets her yearly physical, blood pressure taken and blood work. it's also where she receives family planning services. >> i've been coming here since i had my first child 23 years ago. >> this young family also comes here to access birth control. husband and wife are at the clinic, with their first child, so they can make a joint decisions about their future. >> i only want two babies, i have one baby only want one more for our future. >> the clinic is a member of the international planned parenthood federation which works in 170 countries. to the contrary visited the center with ippf's director general and the president o
of religion with four degrees including one in the new testament and has been studying the origins of christianity for two decades who also just happens to be a muslim. >> that question from fox correspondent robin green that launched a series of attacks. aslin book is called zealot and questions the christian belief that gbelief -- why did you write it? president of the media research center joins us now. good to see you today. your reaction to the reaction to loren green? >> i will be the first one to stand up and applaud loren green. this man was a christian who converted to islam and she had every right to ask him, she's asking him in fact, do you have a bias, are you being influenced by your faith in what you are writing? he should have said, yes, i am. he was arrogant and you saw the aloof arrogance in how she asked that question. but the fact of the matter is, the muslim faith believes that the jesus christ did not have a divine nature. they do not believe he was god. so if he's going to take the attitude, he's just a scholar, he just happens to be muslim, that he really did
it clear while we don't have jurisdiction over religion in the same way we don't over sexual orientation, what we're seeing in all of these -- and all of these are case by case, you can't just broad sweep the laws -- when students are bullied and harassed in this world because of religion, in most instances a lot of that is not about race or religion, it's because. perception that students that share certain religious traits also share certain ethnicities and that is discrimination and that falls under title 6. it is not just about enforcing the laws that make it clear how the laws apply. it is, though, as we said, you can't get at this through enforcement alone. this is a culture that tolerates this and in too many ways promotes it. as tom mentioned we have an unprecedented partnership not just between our agencies but agencies across the federal government that the president has convened to bring our best resources and minds to bear to do something about it. there is now a web site, where a tool kit is being developed and these kinds of best practices are being promo
a scholar on religions, including one in the new testament, who has been studying in the origins of christianity for two decades who also just happens to be a muslim. >> that's quite a good answer. his new book is number one on amaz amazon. >>> and i'll talk to the man who's giving george zimmerman $12,000 to buy a new gun. we all want him to have a new gun. dan rather joins me. i spent a week watching cricket, playing cricket, drinking beer. feeling very british. it's good to be back with an american icon. let's talk about hillary clinton. hillary is having lunch with the president, and the vice president tomorrow. many people saying, look, this is the 2016 warmup, this is the first sign that she's going to run. do you think that? >> i don't think it's the first time she's going to run. the signs have been around for a while. in this case, perhaps i'm naive, and it's been a long time since anyone could accuse he of being that. i would take the white house at their word. we all know hillary clinton and president obama were fierce competitors during the primary campaign. after she
of christianity. >> to be clear, i am a scholar of religions with four degrees, including one in the new testament and fluency in biblical greek who has been studying the origins for two decades who happens to be a muslim. it's not that i'm some muslim writing about jesus. i am an expert with a ph.d. in the history of religions. >> it still begs the question, why would you be interested in the founder of christianity? >> because it's my job as an academic. i am a professor of religion, including the new testament. that's what i do for a living actually. >> while it may be unfathomable to some that a muslim, even an academic muslim, would write a book about jesus, the american people seem to be slightly more tolerant. since the video went viral aslan's book sales have skyrocketed. on friday "zealot" was in the number eight spot, by sunday it had hit number one where it remains today. the book "zealot, the life and time of jesus of naz czar ret" has angered some. in the book aslam tells us he bears little resemblance of the gentle shepherd. joining us is associate poif reza aslan. he is the author.
to tijuana and released. no lawyer in that process. every religion that i'm familiar with teaches that things like that are not the right way to go and we do have public officials who are happy to mention their own religion and i get a kick out of it and check their voting record because on this issue and on your issue, they are part of the problem. who are they? they are your friends. they are the people you like. they like environmental things, other things. these things i tried to talk to them and so have others much more powerful than i am. he was in mexico for 3 months. he had a mental breakdown. he thought he was dead. to check if he was dead he stepped out in front of a trick and the truck missed him. and his mother went day in and day out to check the bodies in tijuana and finally he wondered back and finally the lawyers at a c l u, made a case t . the government was unrepent ant. the best way to do is go to the place and look at the people and be a voice coming out as best you can and say this is what i saw and on the 5th floor, some of them well-dressed people i mentioned in my sta
their religion. many sikhs say the oak creek tragedy brought them closer to their faith, that they needed to maintain an optimism and hope. valerie was there when they opened a temple after the shooting. >> when the fbi handed over the temple to the community when it was still a crime scene. when there was still blood in the carpets, when there were bullet holes in the glass and walls, the community didn't wait a moment before they turned on the prayers and they began to clean up and rebuild it before my eyes. i saw this everlasting hope and optimism in the community that day. >> reporter: she says she was also profoundly moved by how the oak creek six responded. >> they gathered together to pray. and they named each person who was killed in the tragedy. prayed for each of the victims. and then they named the gunman. and we as a community prayed for the soul of michael page. and i think in that moment i as a young sikh american woman felt myself deeply connected to a faith condition that responds to the most egregious atrocities with the spirit of love. >> reporter: leaders say since the
parents like that. very modern. very open-minded. unlike for some, there's no question of religion, of color of skin, or anything like that. people can be all beautiful. it depends on who they are, but it is not a question of color. for me, both of us were beautiful. and i loved color. color of the skin. tattoo on the skin, which is a kind of color. some blue colors that you add. and i wanted to show that. when i started, i remember that there were some beautiful girls. they're beautiful. but i felt like, ok, but there is also beauty. i have a girlfriend which was modeling for me that i met very early when i started that was from a french colony. she was beautiful and black and very inspiring, very nice. i say, yes, why not. for me, a difference was beautiful. they looked to me, and i wanted to show it. another kind of different was the fact that when i saw farida, i said, my god, she is incredible. i was very impressed by her beauty. very frightened even by her beauty. she was kind of a very arrogant imperial. and african and beauty with a special expression. not arrogant. but bea
. corruption is a big problem in thailand, so it's only natural it would also creep into religion but those at the top of buddhism say the recent scandals are isolated cases. >> when there are cases like this, it looks like there are a lot of bad monks in thailand. we see hundreds of complaints and after investigating we find only 1% are upheld. >> some, like caliano have had enough and decided to speak out. the large grounds of his temple and monastery include a farm. he provides jobs and uses the income from the farm to run an orphanage and put money back in buddhism. he says that's how it's supposed to be. >> his monks misuse money, they will go to hell. you're a monk in a monk's role. you have no need for luxury. >> the national office of buddhism argues the answer lies in educating monks about avoiding temptation. lay people who follow the religion simply want to know their faith isn't being abused. in al jazeera, thailand.
on race religion or culture. here's what he went with. >> there is nobody in this chamber that is more appreciative than i am for the gentleman from tennessee and my friend from michigan standing up for the rights of race religious, national religion of the delta smelt the various lizards, the lesser prairie chicken, and so many other insects who would want someone standing for their religion, their rights, their national origin. i think that's wonderful. >> i'm all for people being folksy but no one wants to be compared to a smelt. >> michael: or a grouse. >> yeah, you know, compare people who are being discriminated on basis of race and religion, per them to lions. give them something proud to compare them to. >> michael: there is nothing proud about louie gohmert. >> i want to call him gohmert being from texas i would like to put a french flair on it. >> michael: he would love that. >> the national coins collectors, john mccain was among a number of senators who were introducing the coins act which would get rid of the dollar bill in favor of the dollar coin. mccain was asked about
proportions happened when their religion correspondent, which is funny in a minute, interviewed the author of "jesus and his time." >> you're a muslim, why did you write a book about the founder the conservative. >> to be clear i'm a scholar of religions with four degrees one in new testament and fluency of biblical greek, who also just happens to be a muslim. >> john: wait, what? okay, so the interview about his book, and it's not about his religion. let's give you another shot. >> it still begs the question why would you be interested in the founder of christianity. >> because it's my job as an academic. i am the professor of religion, including the new testament. that's why i do for a living, actually. >> john: really? lauren, the guy is a muslim. he has no right to write about christianity? that's like saying that christians have no right to write about muslims. yet that's what fox news do. as our correspondent reads a question from a fox viewer. >> your book is written with clear bias, and that's like a democrat writing about why reagan was a good republican. >> it would be like a dem
from an online show hosted by lauren green, and it's called spirited debate. it's a religion show. i used to watch it back when it was called something else. we used to indicate holy crap. [ laughter ] >> and then we changed the name later to -- what was it? i think it was good lord. [ laughter ] >> any way they had this man who is muslim and he wrote a book called "zealot the life and times of jesus of nazareth." so lauren green said we have a muslim guy. he wrote a book about jesus. who does he think he is. and she didn't do her homework, and it played out like this. >> you are a muslim, so why did you write a book about the founder of christianity. >> well, to be clear i am a scholar of religions with four degrees, including studying the origins of christianity for two decades, who also just happens to be a muslim. so i'm not just some muslim writing about jesus. i am an expert with a phd in religion -- >> but why would you be interested in the founder of christianity. >> because it's my job as an academic. i am professor of religion. that's what i do for a living actually. >> it'
religion. this is my job. >> i have three degrees. >> it would be like a democrat writing a book on reagan. >> reagan was a democrat. >> stephanie: oh, fox. okay. that's adorable. >> do you need a high school diploma? >> stephanie: michael tomasky who i want to date and kiss and marry, his headline, anthony weiner probably sexting right now. [ ♪ "nbc nightly news" ] >> pretty safe bet. >> stephanie: he draws your attention to how he answered the questions. a reporter said is there yet another woman's shoe about to drop in the campaign. weiner, i have no idea. >> oh, god. >> that's not exactly -- >> stephanie: there are people who i thought were friends -- oh, see? some slut bags, some random slut bags. >> and f'ing cs. >> stephanie: people i trusted when i communicated with them. who knows what they plight do now but none of it is new. it is all old stuff. i think i can win. >> mean the french? >> stephanie: question, there is no one you're sexting now? answer you can quibble about beginning -- >> oh! yikes! >> stephanie: he moonwalked backwards in his [ bleep ] what we're talking about
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with. -- she was an author and founded a religion called christian science. years of his0 life, he thought about her and her beliefs. the only person that he wrote a book about. i was looking for a story to tell to direct the film which i have always been interested in doing. i came about a way of telling a , and throughmerica these amazing characters. it took about 10 years on and off. it is hard to turn down the big movies and i have a lot of things happening at the same time personally that made it transfer my interest into writing and directing. me, it took a long time and there are difficult complicated characters. ito caught in creating the character on the stage because i love the theater. sequencesseveral where he is on stage because that is how he started. he was a newspaperman and got a job as a correspondent. the stories were so funny. rent a stage and tell your story is on stage. is the first stand up. acquainted guy, very radical and the same spirit of red fox or richard pryor, chris rock or louis c. k. leisurely deep thinking men that are also really funny. bit nasty.
, the self-pro claimed islamist group over the fate of our religion based government. >> preliminary results suggest that the former prime minister lead overly -- a wide the other candidates. 1/3 of the votes have been counted. the final result should be known by wednesday. the headquarters, you concede this celebration has already started here. the election was huge, i understand that 53% of people mostout and it will be the successful election in history. the town say is too early for that victory. particularly, his main opponent. the united nations has called on and it is an election. >> he will surrender power if he loses the presidential election. fort is 100% ready wednesday's vote. dodge facing tough economic times, more are hinging their hopes on their country's selection. that is why we don't have jobs. left, and they long -- he has the is one of , buteaders and is admired reviled by critics as cutting. it would seek to give a majority shareholding. chieftain later became head of the zimbabwe's workers union. is gathered as a potential kingmaker and is not an outright winner in the
, there are local economics and local religion. when we tried to remake iraq and afghanistan, billions of dollars were spent, i don't think we have an awful lot to show for it. it takes a little bit of humility, some understanding. it has repercussions for what we do and also what we don't do. >> you also look in terms of our foreign policy and negating things at home you look at what we asked troops to do overseas in iraq and afghanistan, we've asked them to work in what seems deplorable conditions. that seems to be the perfect model for the discrepancy here. >> we have problems. they need jobs and access to adequate health care. we have to put more resources into that. the country will be stable and prosperous and we'll have more than enough left over to continue the case. we have to continue doing things overseas. if we don't do it no one else will. no one else is willing and able to take on the leadership. >> john: we need to pay more attention. >> we have to get it right here. like eisenhower and others national security not just foreign policy. there has to be economic security and economic
religion, but particularly islam, there's not always a clear understanding to what the first amendment guarantees, which is the right to teach about a religion but not proselytize about it. i think there's fear of associating with anyone associated with islam. there are events outside our control that creates more interest and unfortunately also makes people more afraid. one of the programs we are about to launch is putting all our content online so a teacher in north dakota where there are no muslim, potentially, no expert can come to her classroom, they can go to our web site and download the content and teach the things we are teaching. >> i think partnerships are the best way to overcome the limitations because we all have limitations. and sometimes it's just visibility. we actually have on our web site 50 short films and one of them is a muslim student from a school in fremont going to a school in arinda talking about what it's like going to school as a muslim in the united states and they are asking questions and you see we are all kids in school and we have more similaritie
, dean of howard university, school of divinity, and professor of religion and culture at howard university. richard kim, executive editor of rebecca cinderbrand, deputy white house editor at politico, and dave ho, director of aclu's vote rights project. and joining us from texas, ari berman, author of "herding donkeys: the fight to rebuild the democratic party and reshape american politics." dale, i want to start with you. if the supreme court has told us under section four, history is no longer the basis. if it is awfully hard to prove intent, then can we imagine disparate impact as a way to get to voter protection? >> i think we absolutely can. because focusing on intent, as you pointed out, really focuses on the wrong question. if i'm the victim of discrimination, it doesn't really matter to me why i've been discriminated against, only that i've been discriminated against. so north carolina, their voter suppression law, it's going to disproportionately affect african-americans. if i'm one of those african-american voters, it doesn't matter to me if the legislat
) religion, education. (dr. surgeon) religion, cultural issues, postsurgical issues. (peter) you're the one who brought up age and menopause. is that part of it? and is that physical, with decreasing hormone levels with, with menopause? (dr. surgeon) absolutely. there's a, there's a distinct drop in testosterone when a woman becomes menopausal. (dr. tiefer) and there's no correlation between testosterone level and sexual dysfunction symptoms. (dr. surgeon) well, testosterone does decline as a woman ages. and, and. (dr. shuster) i'm sorry, go ahead. (dr. surgeon) and all the studies have shown that it has something to do with your libido. (dr. tiefer) i'm afraid i can't agree with that. (dr. surgeon) well. (peter) why don't you agree. dr. tiefer) well, i don't think that's what the literature shows. i think we can talk about a lot of other medical possibilities that haven't been looked into as well as this one, but this is one that has been looked into so well, because the prescription of testosterone, unfortunately, is something that's really happening, even off label, and without any fd
without opposition. do so without opposition. okay. at this time we're going to go into religion to sign our fiscal year 14-15 budget. we will be back target approximately 1145. can i have a motion to go into recess? >> so moved. >> okay. so moved. (recess). (recess).
, religion threatens to derail myanmar's democracy. reporting for nhk world, yangon. >>> a team of paleontologists have dug up a dinosaur fossil in the desert of northern mexico that's being described as a rare find. it's the fossilized remains of a dinosaur tail, first ever found in mexico. they say the tail is unusually well preserved. it has 50 connected vertebrae and is completely intact. bones believed to be the dinosaur's hips were also found nearby. the researchers say the dinosaur could very well be the giant plant-eating hadrosaur that lived in the cretaceous period. >> translator: there are not many sites in the world where such discoveries are made. >> the team hopes the discovery will lead to new revelations about dinosaurs. >>> the parents of children with disabilities say they could use some more help. expenditures on services for japanese with disabilities account for less than a fifth of 1% of gdp. more and more parents say they need specialized facilities for their school-aged children. now some forward-thinking people are stepping in to help. ai uchida reports.
and everyday we know that the epidemic of violent vls knows no raise carried or religion but we also know that there are absolutely objective risk forks that we can pass on and that is the hope and action of wrap around we work to reduce those risk factors associated with violent injury and community partners and by doing so we give young people the opportunity to live if become heros and by reducing the injury resid diskism these case manager that is i have to have on stage with me because they are so much everything to me ... (applause) they work they work everyday to make my night job observe sleet and i would love to see that day. i want to first thank these case managers and haive judiciary and ruben and michael you are the heros full of home, determination and inspiration i'm so proud of what you have done and i thank you for absolutely being my brothers in this cause. i couldn't say enough (applause) . >> to our compliant rep.s our cline in the back of the room, joe drakely please stand up and let us give you a hand. thank you for trusting us in your journey to a rich life and
to me yet if we can really hold off until after the study or we have to have some sort of religion after >> that was one thing i wanted to address. the recommendation before you on this one is to generally hold off on those proposals but if a supervisor you as a they can't hold a recommendation only thing this item would be that structural changes not happen or they do happen at the citywide level and that's with the next item where we're supporting the institution of formula retail controls but the changes we're saying make those to all formula retailers. we would like to hear what you guys have to say thank you okay >> okay. thank you. >> yes, in some ways no matter the outcome of the study or what's happening what happens there we're not going to backpedal from proposition g. so i think the policy
, spiritual teachers, and philosophers, as we explore the boundaries of religion and metaphysics, of science and spirituality. join me and some really fascinating people as we try to figure out what life's all about and how it can have meaning for each one of us.
palestinian state. >> jerusalem. a holy city to three major religions is just one bone of content. at the border between israel and the bank runs through the city but israel claims the whole of jerusalem for itself. this is the western wall. the holiest site for the jews. the situation throughout the west bank is equally complicated. spread over hundreds of official and illegal settlements. they also make a potential boundary even more complicated. the palestinians insist on the borders that existed in the war before 1967. over the past decade, seen here in yellow, israel has moved further away from the pre-war boundaries. these walls, mainly found in the west bank, are meant to keep out armors from the territories because the number of attacks in israel has decreased significantly. the biggest security risk facing israel today comes from the gaza strip. it is intended to be part of the palestinian state, but if there are negotiations, who will sit at the other side of the table. it's regards israel as an lme and rejects peace talks. israelis and palestinians are now hoping to tak
with are from gay and lesbian studies at the pacific school of6m religion. they believe the remarks were completely off the cuff but critical. >> i think it's also important in a broader conversation even beyond the roman catholic church so that it really does matter drpá religious leaders say about sexual identities and gender identities. people pay attention to this. i think especially youth and young adults. >> i think it's in marked contrast to pope benedict xvi who in his book "light of the world" said clearly that seminarians with strong homosexual tendencies should not be admitted6z to seminaries. this is good news so that pope francis is really returning to what i think is an authentic catholic position, seminarians who are gay and that they can become good priests as long as they live a chaste, celebate lifestyle. >> looking at many other comments online on twitter this morning, and many people who identified themselves as catholics said they were upset with these remarks from pope francis. the comments didn't underscore a change in policy for the church. one school of thought
us the opportunity to share our religion and our backgrounds thank you very much and i am not going to take any more of your time >> thank you. >> good evening, my name is janice miller my husband and i brought our home in 2004, because of the community. we had our son joshua there in 2009 and stayed because of the community. we are still? the valley now because of the community and because of the school. and we are so unbelievably blessed that we found it, and the potashes. and my son has thrived beyond our wildest dreams there and comes home from school every day so happy. i know all of stuft that was talked about today can be worked out. because the children and all that matter here. we have got so many kids, and we can make such a difference with this school, so please vote in favor, thanks. >> hello, my name is billy and i went to guy noey daycare. i am a graduate and that school really helped me in life and i really enjoyed it. and enjoyed it. >> that is it. >> a few more names. >> naomi, carly cap len, jacob brian, cliff man, and andrei klie man and jackson and yaka tota, pau
, 24, and his family decided to join the mennonite religion when he was 7. he remembered life before he became a mennonite and now he has moved to los angeles because he has a dream. he has a passion for fashion. tell us more about this show, what we can expect, we have matt via skype "right this minute." welcome to the show, matt. this is a huge transition. how much convincing did it take to leave your home and head to los angeles and start a television show all at once? >> up and down. i wanted to do it but i didn't want to do it. it was excite bug scary at different times. >> what does your family say now that you've been exposed to the new world, the new life? >> they are concerned. i show them i have changed a bit. you know, like i've explored a bit but i still believe the same things i believed before i left for l.a. >> what was the coolest thing that you saw or did once you finally got to l.a.? >> all of the fashion out here. that was like the highlight of being in l.a. >> what can we expect from your experience? >> there's going to be a lot of drama on the show. but we get throu
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